The data shows that 34 men and nine women were released in Lawrence County. Of the parolees, one was a veteran, and the median age was 36. The youngest parolee was a 21-year-old man convicted in 2016, and the oldest was a 57-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2016.
The offender who had been incarcerated the longest was Michael W. Vinsel. He was convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2011 when he was 33 years old. He is now 41.
Under state law, paroled offenders are still in legal custody of the IDOC, meaning they can be taken back to a correctional center at any time if the state has probable cause or a warrant.
The table below gives a breakdown of how many offenders were paroled in 2018 in each Lawrence County municipality.